From the Hyde Archives
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2nd Mar HYDE ARTISAN MARKET DAY CALLED OFF Hyde’s ‘spring’ Artisan Market scheduled to take place tomorrow (Saturday) has had to be cancelled due to the strong winds and hazardous, freezing winter conditions. Karen Dorney, who organises the popular Hyde town centre Artisan Market, said the decision had been made following consultations with Tameside Markets. “It became […]
2nd Mar Police re-issue earlier appeal to only travel if essential as M62 remains closed Greater Manchester Police say the military has been deployed to help in the rescue of motorists stranded on the M62. The M62 is closed from junction 20 (Rochdale) to junction 24 (Huddersfield). A Yellow weather warning for the strong winds has been […]
2nd Mar Greater Manchester Police is appealing to drivers not to travel this morning (Friday), especially if their journey involves crossing the Pennines and using the M62. The alert was issued in the small hours of this morning after motorists were stranded for many hours on the motorway yesterday – with some still stuck in the snow […]
1st Mar A Yellow weather warning issued for our region this morning for snow has been extended for the whole of tomorrow (Friday) – but this time for snow and ice. It comes after blizzard-like conditions swept across Tameside this morning with scores of schools closing and Tameside Council advising people not to travel unless absolutely necessary. […]
1st Mar Severe weather warnings have been issued this morning as blizzard-like conditions descended across Greater Manchester – including Tameside – with the message not to travel unless it is essential. Snow showers have continued overnight as the ‘Beast From the East’ continued to make itself felt with temperatures plummeting to minus six. With the increasing wind […]
28th Feb WORK IN PROGRESS: Tameside’s gritters have their work cut out and worked round the clock on Tuesday.   The ‘Beast From The East’ truly got its claws into Tameside and Glossopdale on Tuesday night. A Met Office Yellow weather warning for snow has been issued for our region, which will continue into Wednesday, with the […]
27th Feb Two men from Tameside have been jailed for more than a combined 30 years after robbing a Co-op Travel shop in Glossop, armed with machetes. The pair denied the offence in court despite bragging about their crimes on social media, with images of them drinking champagne in a hot tub. However, Karl Taylor (right), 40, […]
26th Feb The family of a bike-mad dad who died after after a collision in Denton have paid tribute to him. Scott Hall, 41, from Hyde, was riding his Honda motorbike on Hyde Road close to Morrisons when he was involved in the collision with a white Volvo V70 at 8:35pm on Friday 23 February. He was […]
20th Feb A lasting memorial to the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack is being created in Hyde Park. Plans were unveiled back in September for a flowerbed in the shape a worker bee, the icon of Manchester that became a symbol of strength following the attack. Now, the tribute is being created and a plaque […]
18th Feb Standing ovations for world premiere of award-winning play at The Royal Exchange THE ALMIGHTY SOMETIMES REVIEW by DENISE EVANS POWERFUL: Julie Hesmondhalgh and Norah Lopez Holden in The Almighty Sometimes which tackles the issues of mental health head on.   Julie Hesmondhalgh is appearing at The Royal Exchange Theatre in the World Premiere The Almighty Sometimes until […]